Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: our new song

Our new song

He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear the Lord and put their trust in him. Psalm 40:3 After a long rough time, God released David, the writer of this psalm, from his dark place. He gave him a new song to sing, […]

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I took a walk

I took a walk, first in a week. The streets have changed. Fewer people. They must all be where I have been, hunkered down at home. Slowing down. A darker life, with less purpose. Less and less life in their souls. Oh Lord! Bring us back to life.    A few weeks ago I sent […]

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Living room support shut down

    Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7   Dear friends, Today I want to share with you my […]

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Rebuilding

  They said to me, “Those who survived the exile and are back in the province are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire.” Nehemiah 1:3   What happens when you’ve been away for a while and return only to find that […]

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What’s happening to Our New Song?

  I’ve been having a good hard look at my hopes for this ministry – hearing from friends, hearing from God.  And I realize that I should not – with my health condition – even try to organize such a big effort. I remember the troubles I ran into in 2014 when poor health affected […]

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Our new song – building a vision

  He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Psalm 40:3   I would like to thank those who responded to the email I sent a week ago about a vision to introduce a more comprehensive peer support ministry. This ministry could – amongst other things – offer […]

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